meaning: greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement (adjective)


meaning: going or proceeding or going in advance (adjective)

meaning: having the leading position or higher score in a contest (adjective)

synonyms:in the lead,

meaning: the activity of leading (noun)


meaning: thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing (noun)


meaning: indicating the most important performer or role (adjective)

synonyms:prima, star, starring, stellar,


meaning: move ahead (of others) in time or space (verb)


meaning: travel in front of (verb)


meaning: take somebody somewhere (verb)

example:We lead the prisoner to our chief.


meaning: be in charge of (verb)


meaning: be conducive to (verb)

example:The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing


meaning: have as a result or residue (verb)


meaning: tend to or result in (verb)

example:This remark lead to further arguments among the guests

meaning: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope (verb)


meaning: lead, extend, or afford access (verb)


meaning: cause something to pass or lead somewhere (verb)


meaning: be ahead of others (verb)


meaning: the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge (noun)

example:the lead was in the dummy

meaning: a position of leadership, especially in the phrase 'take the lead' (noun)

example:They take the lead in any group.

meaning: a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire (noun)

example:it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads

synonyms:jumper cable, jumper lead, booster cable,

meaning: mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness (noun)

synonyms:pencil lead,

meaning: thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing (noun)


meaning: restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal (noun)


meaning: the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine (noun)

synonyms:spark advance,

meaning: an advantage held by a competitor in a race (noun)

example:The runner took the lead at the last turn.

meaning: evidence pointing to a possible solution (noun)

example:the police are following a promising lead


meaning: the introductory section of a story (noun)

example:it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter

synonyms:lead-in, lede,

meaning: a news story of major importance (noun)

synonyms:lead story,

meaning: an indication of potential opportunity (noun)


meaning: in baseball or softball, the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base (noun)

example:The baserunner took a long lead off first.

meaning: an actor who plays a principal role (noun)

synonyms:star, principal,

meaning: (sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning (noun)

meaning: the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile) (noun)

meaning: a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element (noun)


meaning: cause to undertake a certain action (verb)

meaning: preside over (verb)


meaning: lead, as in the performance of a composition (verb)